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A Son of the Fathers of Texas
Steve Mendell's life, work, and music filled in the gaps
"...and more frequency these days, each a bittersweet reminder of the transience of life. “My cousin Steve Mendell passed..."

Sept. 24, 2012 Music Post by Margaret Moser

Birth of Texas Independent Movement
"...Dear Editor, The state of Texas came into existence with bold assertions about government..."

Nov. 6, 2009 Postmarks

Luv Doc Recommends: Republic of Texas Friday Night Bike Parade and Free Concert
11th & Congress, Friday, June 4, 2004
"...last night and leave your bedroom window open instead of running the AC, you no doubt were audience to..."

June 4, 2004 Column by The Luv Doc

Coming of Age
Earth Share Grows Greener Through Payroll Deductions
"...George Cofer photograph by John Anderson It's taken six years, but..."

June 5, 1998 News Feature by Robert Bryce

Faster Than Sound: A Tale of Two Red River Fests
Free Week and This Is Austin, Not That Great share Red River
"...Amid the treacherous landscape of Texas music festival profitability, two multi-venue events share square..."

Jan. 4, 2019 Music Column by Rachel Rascoe

How Texas Is Texas Wine?
What “Truth in Labeling” means for Texas winemakers and vineyards
"...At the beginning of this month, over 30 Texas winemakers congregated with wine..."

April 28, 2017 Food Feature by Veronica Meewes

The Texas Gamut
Titles From Texas
"...I was sitting at the kitchen table with coffee in hand and The Essential Hank Snow on the..."

May 15, 1998 Books Feature

The True Cost of Empire
The sacrifices of U.S. soldiers represent only an installment on the payments due
"...both in its particular subject and in the mode of its creation. "Soldier's Heart," by Dan Frosch, takes on..."

Dec. 24, 2004 News Column by Michael King

Texas Book Festival 2017: The Full List
Dan Rather, Jeffrey Eugenides, the Bush sisters, and 291 more
" learn who will be attending the literary banquet of the year is over. The Texas Book Festival has..."

Sept. 12, 2017 Arts Post by Robert Faires

Texas House: The Travis Delegation
Can Ana Jordan put a Democrat back in the HD 47 seat?
"...County, and that's Paul Workman. That's not a reflection of how red or blue the area is, but rather..."

Oct. 21, 2016 News Feature by Richard Whittaker

Inside the Texas Wine Trade
Four Texas wineries are joining to launch Texas Fine Wine
"...Over the last 10 years, the quality of Texas wines has been on an exponential upward arc...."

March 21, 2014 Food Feature by Wes Marshall

Texas Tropes
Is Don Graham Really Texas' Literary Curmudgeon?
"...scene that's set in Dallas; Don Graham, the president of the Texas Institute of Letters, English professor at the..."

Aug. 7, 1998 Books Feature by Clay Smith

Texas Book Festival Announces Full Lineup
From R.L. Stine to Reza Aslan, 225-plus converge on the Capitol
"...Texas Book Festival authors, friends, and coordinators gathered at The..."

Sept. 10, 2013 Books Post by Monica Riese

The First Earth Day, 1970
Austan Librach remembers
"...On its 40th anniversary, Earth Day has become a rather warm and fuzzy event...."

April 23, 2010 News Feature by Katherine Gregor

"Secrets of Earth" at Raw Paw Gallery
Serigraphic alchemist Chris Dock invites you to look through his rose-colored lenses
"...There's a visible one, too, of course, for those of us blessed with eyesight or..."

July 19, 2019 Arts Review by Wayne Alan Brenner

Austin Chefs Share Their Holiday Traditions
Try something completely different this year
"...showered with sugar-laden treats, and faced with a couple of stressful retail situations. But it's not the only way..."

Dec. 23, 2016 Food Feature by Veronica Meewes

Texas Platters
Surfin' Senorita
" neighborhood and you'll get more than a "Taste of Honey," bub. To devotees of the Tijuana Temple, the..."

March 5, 1999 Music Review

Anthem of the Sun
Non-commercial frequency Sun Radio broadens its solar-powered Americana throughout Central Texas
"...Up on the second-story rooftop of Sun Radio, one looks east to the antenna..."

Jan. 22, 2016 Music Feature by Chase Hoffberger

March of the Flower Children
The last interview with Seeds frontman and oh-so-brief psychedelic Austinite Sky Sunlight Saxon
"...perfect poise, Sky Saxon sits cross-legged atop a bed of brown and gold silk sheets in his living room...."

July 24, 2009 Music Feature by Austin Powell

Farm Careers Are Sprouting in Central Texas
Three sets of first-generation farmers share their paths to getting rooted
"...booming, another career path has gained traction: A number of young professionals in Central Texas have left their corporate..."

Sept. 13, 2019 Food Feature by Jessika Roth

Wes Anderson Brings Isle of Dogs to SXSW
Plus Midnighters bring the gore, and Alita party
" Now Wes Anderson's new star-studded canine animation Isle of Dogs will be the top to its tail as..."

Feb. 7, 2018 SXSW Post by Richard Whittaker

Hillary Clinton, Anthony Fauci Headline This Year's 100% Virtual Texas Tribune Festival
Programming includes Ted Cruz and Lincoln Project mischiefmakers
"...The Texas Tribune Festival has never had trouble drawing top policymakers..."

Aug. 11, 2020 News Post by Kimberley Jones

Deep Divisions in Texas' Powerful Anti-Choice Movement
Battle reflects Lege’s growing extremism
"...bury or cremate fetal remains after abortion – the Texas Catholic Conference of Bish­ops attended the hearings, eagerly offering..."

April 6, 2018 News Feature by Mary Tuma

The Name of the Game
Raising deer, oryx, antelope, and more on central texas ranches
"...the old barbed wire ones, but the tall ones, often adorned with a ranch sign that includes the word..."

June 7, 2002 Food Feature by MM Pack

Plant Nurseries and Gardeners Are Essential on Earth Day (and Every Day)
At-home gardening in Austin for food and mental health
"...One kind of business deemed "essential" during pandemic restrictions – a sometimes..."

April 22, 2020 Food Post by Lina Fisher

How Jimmy Buffett's "Margaritaville" Became the Most Valuable Song of All Time
Buffett began composing the song after visiting a local Mexican restaurant
"...Ryan White begins his new biography of Jimmy Buffett with the transcript of a 2012 hearing..."

July 21, 2017 Music Feature by Doug Freeman

The Tire Mound of Mystery
Thousands of city tires lie moldering southeast of town – and the city is claiming ignorance
" long rows and towering piles in the middle of a field southeast of Downtown are thousands of tires..."

Dec. 4, 2009 News Feature by Jordan Smith

In Favor of Density
" idea that asks each neighborhood to accept a share of our density. Sprawl means leveling more oaks, running..."

May 28, 2007 Postmarks

The Cult of Ray
Ray Benson steps out from behind the Wheel.
" Asleep at the Wheel, the merry (revolving) band of musicians from both coasts who moved to Austin 30..."

July 18, 2003 Music Feature by Joe Nick Patoski

Genius of Love
"...It's February 1999, in the quiet, smokeless confines of the Cactus Cafe on the University of Texas campus,..."

March 19, 1999 Music Feature by Ken Lieck

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